scamwatch

Australians lose $211 million to scammers

Australians lose $211 million to scammers

As phone-based scams spike.
Sep 27 2021 12:13PM
Remote access scammers take $7.2m from Aussies

Remote access scammers take $7.2m from Aussies

In the first half of 2021.
Jul 12 2021 4:09PM
Australians lost $16m to ID theft so far this year

Australians lost $16m to ID theft so far this year

Prompts fresh warning to report incidents.
Jul 23 2019 11:30AM
Business losses to email spoofing scams skyrocket: ACCC

Business losses to email spoofing scams skyrocket: ACCC

ACCC reports $2.8m lost since January, with more to come.
Nov 26 2018 11:12AM
Spike in remote access scams costs Aussies over $4m

Spike in remote access scams costs Aussies over $4m

More than 8000 reported this year.
Aug 27 2018 9:57AM
Aussies report $1.3m in losses from Bitcoin, Ethereum scams

Aussies report $1.3m in losses from Bitcoin, Ethereum scams

Mostly related to ransomware, investment schemes.
Feb 28 2018 9:06AM
Scammers pose as Crime Commission chief

Scammers pose as Crime Commission chief

Agency warns of fraudulent mail.
Jan 31 2011 5:29PM
ACCC warns of stimulus package payout scams

ACCC warns of stimulus package payout scams

The ACCC's SCAMwatch service is warning Australians about bogus emails purporting to be related to the Federal government's recently-approved economic stimulus package.
Feb 23 2009 2:27PM
ACCC: phishers using financial crisis to scam Australians

ACCC: phishers using financial crisis to scam Australians

The ACCC has issued a warning to Australian businesses and consumers about phishing scams claiming to be related to the global financial crisis.
Jan 12 2009 2:53PM

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